By Karen Schneider, Stephen Patrick

The pupil tested-and-reviewed approach to prep for the Obstetrics and Gynecology shelf examination and the USMLE Step 2 CK

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Obstetrics & Gynecology: PreTest™ Self-Assessment & Review is the ideal technique to examine your wisdom of obstetrics and gynecology for the USMLE Step 2 CK and shelf assessments. you can find 500 USMLE-style questions and solutions that tackle the clerkship's middle advantage in addition to precise motives of either right and wrong solutions. All questions were reviewed by way of scholars who lately handed the forums and accomplished their clerkship to make sure they fit the fashion and trouble point of the exam.

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65. The answer is b. ) Bilateral hydronephrosis and hydroureter is a normal finding during pregnancy and does not require any additional workup or concern. When the gravid uterus rises out of the pelvis, it presses on the ureters, causing ureteral dilatation and hydronephrosis. It has also been proposed that the hydroureter and hydronephrosis of pregnancy may be owing to a hormonal effect from progesterone. In the vast majority of pregnant women, ureteral dilatation tends to be greater on the right side as a result of the dextrorotation of the uterus and/or cushioning of the left ureter provided by the sigmoid colon.

It is characterized by intractable vomiting causing severe weight loss, dehydration, and electrolyte imbalance. The ingestion of spicy foods during pregnancy can cause or exacerbate gastric reflux, or “heart-burn,” but would not cause the severity of the symptoms described in this patient’s presentation. Dyspepsia during pregnancy can be 46 Obstetrics and Gynecology treated with antacids. The patient with gastric reflux in pregnancy should also be counseled to eat smaller, more frequent meals and bland food.

47 to 50. The answers are 47-a, 48-e, 49-b, 50-d. ) Fetal exposure to an antibiotic depends on many factors, such as gestational age, protein binding, lipid solubility, pH, molecular weight, degree of ionization, and concentration gradient. Some antibiotics are even concentrated in the fetal compartment. Tetracycline is contraindicated in all three trimesters. It has been associated with skeletal abnormalities, staining, and hypoplasia of budding fetal teeth, bone hypoplasia, and fatal maternal liver decompensation.

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